Thank you for your interest in the Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program at the Augusta University. We are committed to educating you to apply best practice standards across the domains of practice, education, and research. We will equip you to be an autonomous practitioner who values lifelong learning and has the ability to adapt to the dynamic and ever-changing world of healthcare. You will learn to embrace best practice standards in examination, diagnosis/classification, intervention, and outcome measurement.
The faculty deliver a student-centered curriculum that provides solid understanding of the fundamentals of physical therapy, evidence-based practice, and encourages critical thinking and problem solving.  We provide a unique environment and allows you to experience and pursue a variety of interests.
Augusta University offers the distinctiveness of being Georgia’s only public academic health center, one of four public research-intensive universities, and the strength that comes from being a comprehensive university. The Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University offers the opportunity to learn in a rich, intellectual environment with supportive mentors and excellent role models who are committed to helping you discover your passion.
We encourage you to consider joining our vibrant community for your physical therapy education!